The Association of American Indian Physicians conducts a national health conference to serve as a forum for healthcare professionals, policy makers, and tribal/community members concerned with American Indian/ Alaskan Native health, healthcare, community wellness, and honoring Native Traditions. Presentations will be given in plenary sessions and breakout sessions. We recognize and wholeheartedly welcome research and programs from diverse participants/non Native programs as well, understanding many paradigms are translatable to our communities. Please submit your abstracts. The suggestions listed are intended to stimulate thinking. Thank you for participating in this important meeting.